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Axe vs Sword

Posted in Class Stuff on December 30, 2009 by Valgav

Alright, so this is the quandary. I’m currently wielding Edge of Ruin from ToC, and before that I carried the Colossal Skull-Clad Cleaver for some time. I’ve been tempted to just drop a bunch of gold and pick up a battered hilt (or if I find the time, just repeatedly run the ICC five mans and hope for the best.) and get me a Quel’Delar, Might of the Faithful. The problem is abandoning the 5% crit I get as with Poleaxe Specialization (and the orc racial expertise) for the occasional extra sword swing from Sword Specialization.

This is not the problem you might think it is. I’m really not concerned with min/maxing my stats just right, or weasling every little point of DPS I can get. I play fast and loose with my stats, and if I can succeed with what I have, it’s good enough. The problem is a bit more ‘RP-esque’. To truly understand you’d have to know a few things. Continue reading

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